How to Not Overcommit

In today's quick paced environment it's easy to wake up and find that you're overcommitted.  This necessarily doesn't mean overcommitted to others; this could also mean you're overcommitting to yourself.  Our world is filled with continual newsfeed refreshes, instant-gratification, and positive praises towards those who overcommit.  Don't get me wrong, a Gentleman needs to be [...]

Reflections From 12 Days of Selfless Christmas

Self-reflection is one the of pillars of the GentlemenProject. Therefore, I have spent some time reflecting on my 12 days of selfless Christmas project.  Initially I focused on how blessed I am to be in a position where I can focus on giving back to others; my time, financially, and emotionally.  I feel blessed that I [...]

Friday Morning Reflection: Are You Just Happy the Week’s Over?

It's Friday! For some folks this marks the end of the work week.  You only have to get through one more day!  This is the mental approach that A LOT of the workforce chooses to embrace.  Choosing this perspective makes most of us not very productive, especially after lunch.  I would challenge you to change [...]

Selflessness: The Importance of Humility

I have recently went through an interview process.  While going through the process I had the opportunity to ask two highly respected and accomplished individuals what characteristics made others in the position successful.  They both said that humility was one of the most important character traits.  I believe that humility is important in any role, [...]

How a Gentleman Practices Self-Development

One definition of a Gentleman, found in Webster's dictionary, is, "A man whose conduct conforms to a high standard of propriety or correct behavior." Baby boys do not come out of the womb a gentleman. If your conduct is going to conform to a high standard of propriety or correct behavior you must learn what [...]